fix for pthread_broadcast

Christopher Faylor
Mon May 7 07:57:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 11:57:09AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 07:06:38PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> [resending to the list, where messages to people other than Robert are
>> apt to be read by... other than Robert...]
>> >From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
>> >To: "Robert Collins" <>
>> >Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 8:34 AM
>> >Subject: Re: fix for pthread_broadcast
>> >
>> >> On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 08:21:27AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>> >> >Committed.
>> >>
>> >> This fixes the one show-stopper with pthreads, right Robert?  Are
>> >> there any others?
>> >
>> >Greg has reported off-list that there is a subsequent problem with
>> >pthread_kill, but as thats old code, theres no _new_ showstoppers I'm
>> >aware of. 1.3.2 ho?
>> Oh yeah, I have to deal with the S_IEXEC stuff.  It was a doomed experiment,
>> apparently.
>> Other than that, Corinna?  Egor?  Anyone else?  How do things look?
>- Generalized Cygwin settings interface???

What is a "generalized system settings interface".  Are you talking
about generalizing the CYGWIN=foo=blah parsing further?

>- Documentation doesn't contain new subauth_id CYGWIN setting and
>  ntsec documentation needs a lot of work. Hmm, ignore this.
>IMO, if we plan to update to 1.3.3 within another month I think we can
>ignore all three points for now. Especially the subauth stuff... I
>would appreciate if only developers use it for now. I don't want to
>release the subauth DLL before I have at least some docs. I plan to
>add an installation script later.

Agreed.  I'd like 1.3.2 to be a bug fix release.

I can't make any guarantees about 1.3.3 since I don't know exactly
how stable 1.3.2 will be.  It would help if people would try snapshots
but of course no one does.


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